Your Glencoe & Fort William Sightseeing Excursion takes in the Historic West Coast of Scotland, with a Door to Door service using a luxury Mercedes Benz vehicle and a local chauffeur with years of Scottish experience. Your day is planned to cover all the sights and attractions that Glencoe and Fort William have to offer, with no waiting for other passengers so if there is something you really want to see Aura will ensure it is added to your itinerary. Just remember this is Your Day, Your Way!With Door to Door service from Edinburgh, complimentary Bottled Water and Wi-Fi Access you truly are getting that First Class experience.
Your Glencoe & Fort William sightseeing excursion starts from Edinburgh, ensuring a great start your chauffeur will do a full introduction and point out all the on-board facilities in the vehicle. Once the formalities are out of the way they will run through the itinerary for the day and ensure all the passengers are comfortable and answer any questions before departing. • As your tour leaves Edinburgh you head west along the south of the Firth of Forth towards Stirling and the gateway to the Highlands. Passing The Kelpies you then travel past Stirling with views of the famous Castle and The National Wallace Monument. • Your day continues North passing through Callander and into the Trossachs National Park, with stunning landscapes and Lochs to admire the drive will fly by. • The First stop of the excursion is at the Falls of Dochart at Killin, located at the western end of Loch Tay. The Falls cascade over the rocks around the island of Inchbuie, which is the ancient burial place of the MacNab clan and a great place for a photo. • You leave Killin and make your way through Crianlarich and head north towards Glencoe, while en-route enjoy the breathtaking beauty of our mountain peaks rivers and waterfalls. • Arrive in Glencoe, visit the Glencoe Visitor Centre and enjoy a stroll and learn about the historic MacDonald clan that resided here and suffered in the massacre of 1692. More recently Glencoe was the backdrop of the Harry Potter films, with Hagrids Hut and the bridge to Nowhere sat just across the road from the Clachaig Inn. • After your stop at Glencoe you can either make your way to Fort William for some lunch and a walk round, or carry on to the Commando Memorial at Spean Bridge. Fort William is a major tourist town located close to Glencoe and is the start or end of the West Highland Way, the Commando Memorial was opened in 1952 and was designated as a listed structure in 1971 a fine monument in a magnificent setting. Now it is time to start your journey back towards Edinburgh, it is a long drive so the driver can schedule stops on the way for comfort breaks and to stretch those legs with The Green Welly Shop at Crianlarich, Loch Lubnaig and Stirling all on the route home. Finally passing the Kelpies on the home leg back into Edinburgh.